VTP, Portfast, Spanning Tree and all the other switch related stuff.
Please see attached visio. Existing tab shows the switches in their current configuration using uplinks. Using only 2 new switches a pair of 2960s in a stack I would like to add resilience as shown. Is this possible or do I need something different? Thanks for any time and advice. Other suggestions to use existing switches very welcome to improve resilience of a single point of failure. Thanks Paul
Not all of use can read visios, please post as a .jpg/.png Jon
heres how it is now.... jpg
Wow. Ive haven seen a network cabled up like this for a long, long time. Any reason why the switches are "lollipop-ed" like this? Are they in different floors? Different data racks? If they are all in the same floor/data racks, Id consider consolidating all the switch uplinks to a pair of 2960S or 3750. Both the 2960S and the 3750/3750E/3750X can be stacked. Note: Your diagram shows your switches to be using "switch cluster" and not stack. Best Regards/Leo